Morristown Dangerous Drug Attorney

Dangerous Drugs and Medications

As consumers and patients of medical doctors we assume the treatment that they prescribe to be exactly what we need and to help us to recover from any ailment that we are experiencing. There are many cases, however, where individuals suffer from severe side effects due to the consumption of prescribed medication. These dangerous drugs can often pose a much larger threat through their side effects than the affliction that the individual was already experiencing.

Two examples of dangerous drugs include:

  • Pioglitazone, brand name Actos
  • Topiramate, brand name Topamax

Actos is a prescription drug that is used to treat type 2 diabetes by making the body more sensitive to insulin. This works for regulating blood sugar levels, however there are numerous side effects that the consumer can experience: headache, muscle pain, sore throat, as well as other very serious side effects like changes in vision or vision loss, cloudy, discolored, or even bloody urine and many others.

Topamax is an anticonvulsant medication that is used to treat certain types of seizures in people that have epilepsy and other medications have failed. This drug is also able to help prevent migraine headaches but is unable to relieve pain once a migraine is present. The various side effects that an individual can experience in taking this medication may include difficulty concentrating, confusion, as well as more serious side effects like vomiting, bloody or cloudy urine as well as a constant need to urinate and many other side effects.

Over a Decade of Experience

If you are suffering severe side effects from a prescription medication then a Hamblen County injury lawyer from our firm may be able to help you obtain monetary compensation for your injuries. In 2008 over 20,000 individuals were killed from the use of prescription medications. There are many cases of medical malpractice where individuals are seriously hurt. If you have been injured in Knoxville, Knox County or Hamblen County, get in touch with our personal injury firm.

Contact our firm today to discuss your case and how our firm can help you. We serve Morristown and all of Hamblen County and beyond.

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